EXTENDING CAPACITY AND CAPABILITY OF THE DESIGN TEAM AT MAJOR ONLINE UNIVERSITY

Facing an increased volume of work as they expanded their programs, an online university needed reinforcement of their instructional design team. They needed a partner who could provide design expertise, as well as the relationship management skills necessary to work directly with faculty and provide a seamless experience that would align with current instructional design processes and principles.

CLIENT - UNIVERSITY

ansrsource is impressively versatile, professional, and timely.

 

 CHALLENGE

The university had a highly templated approach to course design, and they needed their partner to work within a very specific set of guidelines and provide consistency with other courses that had been developed by the university.

 SOLUTION

Working within the backwards design model favored by the university, the ansrsource team created detailed course plans which described the summative and formative assessments from which all content would flow.

ansrsource instructional designers developed one-on-one relationships with faculty to co-create two 5-week courses, equivalent to 135 hours of content each. Assignments included discussions, blogs, an app critique, and a concept map.

 BENEFITS TO CUSTOMER

 ansrsource solution placed an emphasis on relationships, both with the faculty and with the instructional design team at the university.
 Through coordinated communication efforts, ansrsource operated as an extension of the university's team, increasing their capacity.
 In addition to providing extra manpower, ansrsource was able to bring fresh ideas and innovative solutions drawn from the expertise of its entire design team.

EXTENDING CAPACITY AND CAPABILITY OF THE DESIGN TEAM AT MAJOR ONLINE UNIVERSITY

Facing an increased volume of work as they expanded their programs, an online university needed reinforcement of their instructional design team. They needed a partner who could provide design expertise, as well as the relationship management skills necessary to work directly with faculty and provide a seamless experience that would align with current instructional design processes and principles.

CLIENT - UNIVERSITY

 

ansrsource is impressively versatile, professional, and timely.

 

 

 CHALLENGE

The university had a highly templated approach to course design, and they needed their partner to work within a very specific set of guidelines and provide consistency with other courses that had been developed by the university.

 SOLUTION

Working within the backwards design model favored by the university, the ansrsource team created detailed course plans which described the summative and formative assessments from which all content would flow.

ansrsource instructional designers developed one-on-one relationships with faculty to co-create two 5-week courses, equivalent to 135 hours of content each. Assignments included discussions, blogs, an app critique, and a concept map.

 BENEFITS TO CUSTOMER

 ansrsource solution placed an emphasis on relationships, both with the faculty and with the instructional design team at the university.
 Through coordinated communication efforts, ansrsource operated as an extension of the universitys team, increasing their capacity.
 In addition to providing extra manpower, ansrsource was able to bring fresh ideas and innovative solutions drawn from the expertise of its entire design team.